How long before CGI movies goes out of fashion?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Harsky, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. Harsky

    Harsky Madmin

    Aug 2, 2004
    I remember watching Toy Story for the first time in the cinema. I didn't care that it was in 3d. It actually had a good story that I loved. Fast forward to this year and I was working at the cinema for a summer job and one of the job involved me standing there and checking the tickets. Which meant I had to listen to the trailers. I can count the number of CGI movies that was coming out. Ant Bully, Cars, Monster House, Hoodwinked. Although it does seem quicker to make a movie in CGI than with traditional pen and paper, how many people will watch them again in 5 years time and still enjoy it? Just a rant.
  2. lagman

    lagman I wish I was green.

    Former Staff
    Nov 5, 2003
    Me, To You
    I´ll enjoy it forever if it´s a good movie, I don´t care it is BW, HD, CGI, Claymation,etc.

    A good movie, is always a good movie. [​IMG]

    EDIT: I saw METROPOLIS yesterday [​IMG]
  3. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

    Apr 30, 2006
    United States
    USA MTN timezone
    I want a pixar made adult film w/ titties n' such (no scat)
  4. strud

    strud Newbie

    Oct 16, 2006

    is it just me, or did that come out of nowhere
  5. leetdood

    leetdood GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 16, 2006
    It did. Welcome to the world of yuyuyup.
  6. imgod22222

    imgod22222 GBAtemp's Original No-faced Member

    Jul 5, 2006
    United States
    I dunno. Probably depends on the CGI. If it's convincing (like Final Fantasy:Advent Children) Then yes, probably will stay a good movie. If it looks like clay people (that annoying casper special that's been on 24/7 for the past few days) then the people who made it should have their head impaled upon a stick. .\/.

    Or it'll go out of style when CGI movies are kept as CGI on the mass distributed discs, allowing viewers to see any viewpoint of a scene, with any resolution display (if anyone understands what I'm talking about) for the price of a disc player that will be able to render those CGI scenes in real-time. [​IMG]
  7. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

    Former Staff
    Jun 30, 2006
    United States
    th' south
    It didn't come out of nowhere, it came out of yuyuyup.
    It's not unusual in other words. [​IMG]

    I still like to watch the old Sinbad movies, with the Harryhausen animation. The skeletons still creep me out.
    What I hate is to see a movie like Anaconda, where the animation is so obvious it hurts.
    .. and I must confess, I too would like to see more adult fare with the pixar type animation, like a remake of Fritz the Cat or something.

    ..and laguerzinho.... robot Maria rox my sox, I hear the animated Metropolis is great too!

    ..and Toy Story never gets old. I watch it with the rugrats at least once a month.

    edit: for sorry spelling. yup! yuyuyup!